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Finance, transport ministries say never informed of new airport plans

The ministry responds to a report of the government's plan to build new airports to serve the northern region.

Ex-KLIA immigration chief suggests ways to stop rogue tourists at airports

Enforcement authorities can find out a foreigner's real intention in coming to Malaysia using the 'psychometric' system.

MAHB registers record profit after tax of RM727.3 mil for FY18

The airports operator hopes to replace the baggage handling system and aerotrains at KLIA.

Transport expert welcomes boost to KLIA-klia2 link

Roger Teoh hails MAHB's plans to introduce airside transfers and interlining, saying this will ensure greater convenience for passengers and boost efficiency for airline operators.

MAHB gets 50-year extension to manage airports nationwide

Malaysia Airports welcomes the decision, saying it shows Putrajaya's confidence in them

After sprucing up airports, MAHB in drive to boost tourist arrivals

Malaysia Airports announces a major campaign to promote the country.

CM: Expand Penang airport first, then do Kulim

Penang Chinese Chambers of Commerce meet state government to express concern over the Kulim project.

Terrorists favour Malaysia due to good air connectivity, says deputy IGP

However, he says police are capable of detecting and intercepting the movement of terrorist groups in the country.

UK terror police say explosive devices sent to transport hubs

The Metropolitan Police's counter-terrorism command is investigating white postal bags that contained small devices, one of which was opened, causing it to ignite.

Imposters trying to cheat travellers at KLIA, cops warn

Police say there has also been a rise in the number of taxi touts.

AirAsia to implement face recognition for flight boarding soon

The budget airline is currently testing the technology.

MAHB profit surges to RM727.30 mil

The airport operator expects Malaysian passenger traffic to grow by 4.9% in 2019.

Pakistan closes airspace as India tensions rise

The decision came after Pakistan said it had shot down two Indian Air Force planes in its airspace Wednesday.

Shut up or we sue, MAHB tells AirAsia

The airports operator says AirAsia should stop making false claims and let the court decide on the matter.

Klia2 exceeds quality of service targets

The targets are set by Mavcom to ensure consistent passenger comfort at the airport.

Airports operator prepares major upgrade works at 20-year-old KLIA

The group CEO of MAHB details plans for the year, which include massive upgrades and improvements to systems to ensure better facilities and comfort for passengers.

German airports strike slashes 600 flights

More than half of 1,050 arranged for Duesseldorf, Cologne-Bonn and Stuttgart flights were blocked.

Drone detectors now deployable across UK

The UK government can now deploy drone detection systems nationwide.

No good will come out of AirAsia-MAHB feud

The government needs to resolve the issue of unequal PSC collections as there is a lot at stake.

AirAsia says PSC hike threatens tourism, as spat continues with MAHB

The airline remains defiant despite being sued by the airport authority for failing to pay millions of ringgit in passenger tax.

New departure levy could cost tourism RM1.8 billion, says think tank

IDEAS says the new levy of RM20 for those flying to Asean countries and RM40 for other international destinations will affect Malaysia's 'competitive advantage'.

Departure levy will hurt Malaysia’s tourism industry, says expert

Malaysia may see two million fewer tourists if this levy, ranging from RM20 to RM40, is imposed.

There’s the airport in Penang, do we need more, expert asks

Roger Teoh is not convinced that the northern part of Peninsular Malaysia needs more airports.

PKR rep: Rush to build airports by northern states cause for...

Bukit Tambun assemblyman Goh Choon Aik says since it costs a lot of money, this matter should be collectively decided.